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Son of Pro Wrestler Ric Flair Found Dead

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    In this file photo Ric "Nature Boy" Flair attends the WrestleMania 25th anniversary press conference on March 31, 2009 in New York City.

    Authorities say the son of professional wrestler Ric Flair has been found dead in a North Carolina hotel room.

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police says officers were called to a hotel on the city's south side around 10:30 a.m. Friday. When they arrived, they found the body of 25-year-old Reid Flair, who also was a wrestler.

    A statement from police says there are no signs of foul play, and that the cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner's office.

    Flair's agent released a statement Friday describing Reid as "an incredible son, brother, friend, and professional wrestler."

    Reid Flair's real name was Richard Reid Fliehr, and Ric Flair's real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr. The peroxide-blond wrestled for some 40 years and also was known as The Nature Boy.

    The 64-year-old won many pro wrestling titles including in the WWE.